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School Notes

Holiday meal project

Courtesy photo All students and staff at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, Ebensburg, participated in the Thanksgiving Holiday Meal Project sponsored by the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry and the Ebensburg Women’s Club. Ten bags of food and money were collected for donation to help ...

Workshops to focus on health careers

The need for healthcare professionals continues to explode, especially in rural areas. To help meet this need, the Southcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center will offer health careers awareness workshops to high school students. To be eligible, individuals must be in grades nine ...

Graduates

ALTOONA BEAUTY SCHOOL Cosmetology — Sydney Rinker, Three Springs. Esthetics — Macey Millinder, West Decatur; Erin Frank, Nanty Glo; Lauren Smith, Roaring Spring. Nail technology — Nichole McIlwain, DuBois; Crystal Dimoff, McVeytown. Cosmetology teachers — Jennifer McCloskey, ...

Dean’s list

BERKLEE ONLINE, online school of Berklee College of Music — John Dennis McCoy, Duncansville, undergraduate dean’s list, summer semester.

On campus

Group collects gifts for 140 children Alyssa Lasure Black of Hollidaysburg, a member of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s (GCSOM) Pediatric Outreach Group for Students (POGS), helped lead an effort to make sure children in Head Start programs and foster care will have gifts to ...

Altoona High School class of 1957 reunion

Courtesy photos The Altoona High School Class of 1957 held its 62nd anniversary reunion Sept. 27 at Park Hills Country Club and Sept. 28 and 29 at The Blairmont Club, Hollidaysburg. The men are in the top photo, and the women are below. The men are (from left): front row — Leonard Hamler, ...

Honor roll

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD NINTH GRADE — Eemaan Ahmer, Madison E. Alexy, Eric M. Arbogast, Jack C. Bailey, Calyn G. Bainey, Abigail G. Barger, Nathaniel F. Barton, Abigail M. Bell, Rebecca E. Borowski, Rylee P. Boyer, Conrad J. Brockman, Charis P. ...

Last week of planetarium family Christmas shows

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School Planetarium will present “The Star of Bethlehem” and “Cosmic Christmas” Thursday, Friday and Saturday. At the beginning of each show, Rick Imler, planetarium director, presents a short tour of the night sky followed by one ...

Glendale education foundation awards grants

COALPORT — At the Oct. 28 meeting of the Glendale School District Education Foundation, Maryann Stackhouse of the grant subcommittee announced the winning “Challenge Grants for Teachers” proposals awarded this year — with a total of 28 individual educators combining their grant amounts ...

Graduates

ALTOONA BEAUTY SCHOOL Cosmetology — Elizabeth Leeper, Altoona; Caitrin McCauliff, Duncansville; Brook Hollibaugh, Hunting-don. Esthetics — Adena Civils, Curwensville; Erica McNeal, Altoona. Nail technology — Kelsey Klingensmith, New Paris.

Honor roll

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, MARTINSBURG FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL 12TH GRADE — Morgan Balliet, Nathan Bowers, Austin Bridenbaugh, Allison Brooks, Erin Brumbaugh, Reagan Bush, Alexandra Carrol, Dane Cross, Clint Curfman, Kourtney Gates, Destany Hammel, Katlyn Hatch, Lainie ...

Service notes

BLADE M. BURCHFIELD U.S. Air Force Airman Blade M. Burchfield graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, ...

Honor roll

PORTAGE AREA JUNIOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL SEVENTH GRADE — Nicholas Baker, Jazmine Boland, Isaac Geer, Ethan Hodge, Zachary Hodge, Jonah Irvin, Trae Kargo, Jacob Zunich. EIGHTH GRADE — Brooke Bednarski, Jenna Burkett, Camdin Burkett, Alexandra Chobany, ...

PSU graduate recognized as Outstanding Scholar Alumni

Joseph R. Kasprzyk, Ph.D., son of Joseph and Deborah Kasprzyk of Bedford, received the 2019 Schreyer Honors College Outstanding Scholar Alumni Award during a ceremony Nov. 1 at Penn State University. Kasprzyk, who received his doctoral degree at PSU in 2013, is an assistant professor of ...

Honor roll

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD 12TH GRADE — Simon F. Adams, Noah R. Bailey, Allison M. Barton, Samantha S. Betar, Nathan A. Bettwy, Shae C. Biesinger, Briaonna J. Boykin, Easton M. Brown, Matthew J. Brown, Johnathan T. Campbell, Tristan S. Chaney, Veronica E. ...

Honor roll

CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS SEVENTH GRADE — Jayme Acker, Braden Bass, Lane Black, Zaiden Bush, Skyler Chrisawn, Tristen Clark, Kadie Claycomb, Ava Dibert, Layla Diehl, Hunter Dodson, Makenzie Ebersole, Erika Feathers, Sarah Hypes, Haydyn Lamborn, ...

Winter concerts

Courtesy photos The Hollidaysburg Area Music Department will present its Winter Band Blast concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School auditorium. The program will feature students from C.W. Longer, Frankstown and Foot of Ten Elementary schools, the junior high ...

PSU Altoona receives endowed fund from employee, supporter

Penn State alumnus C. David Kimmel of Altoona has established an endowed fund of $150,000 to Penn State Altoona. The C. David Kimmel Intercollegiate Athletics Enhancement Endowment will be used in support of the college’s Division III athletics teams and benefit student athletes in ...

AAHS recognizes commended students

The Altoona Area School District Board of Directors recognized two Altoona Area High School students at the Oct. 7 school board meeting for being named a commended student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. AAHS seniors Abigail Auerbeck and Addyson Burchfield placed among the ...

On campus

Student helps organize holiday packing party CEDARVILLE, Ohio — When Adrienne Krater of Altoona started the Operation Christmas Child campus organization at Cedarville University in 2016, she did not anticipate how quickly it would grow. OCC hosted its annual packing party Nov. 1, ...